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Benefit Alerts

2022

Date Number Documents
​04/29/2022
​2022-02
Group Life Insurance (GLI) Maximum Employer-Benefit Increase for Employees on the Corrections Management (CM) and Corrections Supervisory (CS) Pay Scales
​2/04/2022
​2022-01
Group Life Insurance (GLI) Maximum Benefit Increase for Employees in Bargaining Unit (H1) (DOC and HHS Only)

2021

Date Number Documents
11/29/2021
2021-01
2022 Combined Annual Maximum Limits for Deferred Compensation/ROTH

2020

Date Number Documents
12/01/2020
2020-04 DCAP Reimbursement Procedures for Calendar Year 2020
11/03/2020 2020-03 Dependent Care Account Program (DCAP) System Automation
09/04/2020 2020-02 PEBTF Forms Online Application via ESS and SAP Benefit Enhancements
02/06/2020 2020-01 Updated Text for "SE" Dependent Reason Code on Infotype 0167 (Health Plans)

2019

Date Number Documents
12/09/2019 2019-05 Policy Change for Buy-Up Costs and Supplemental Benefit Eligibility
11/21/2019 2019-04 Family Care Account Program (FCAP) Reimbursement Procedures 2020
11/14/2019 2019-03 2020 Limits for Deferred Compensation
10/23/2019 2019-02 Family Care Account Program (FCAP) Open Enrollment Procedures for Calendar Year 2020 
06/26/2019 2019-01

Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) Retirement Configuration Updates for Act 2017-5 Pension Reform
Attachment: Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) Act 2017-5 Pension Reform SAP Benefit Configuration Changes

2018

Date Number Documents
12/20/2018 2018-08 SAP Benefit Configuration Changes for Act 2017-5 Pension Reform
Attachment: Act 2017-5 Pension Reform SAP Benefit Configuration Changes
12/10/2018 2018-07 Family Care Account Program (FCAP) Reimbursement Procedures 2019
11/02/2018 2018-06 2019 Limits for Deferred Compensation
10/17/2018 2018-05 Family Care Account (FCAP) 2019 Open Enrollment
08/24/2018 2018-04 Creation of COBRA Indicator in SAP
07/19/2018 2018-03 Voluntary Benefits for Commonwealth Employees
07/10/2018 2018-02 Updated Procedure for Newborn Indicator on IT0021 – Family Member/Dependents
07/10/2018 2018-01 Incorrect Dependent Date of Birth and Social Security Number Information on Infotype 0021 – Family Member/Dependents in SAP
Date Number Documents
10/26/2015 2015-08 Family Care Account Program (FCAP) Reimbursement Procedures 2016
10/19/2015 2015-07 Family Care Account Program (FCAP) 2016 Open Enrollment Procedures
10/13/2015 2015-06 2015 Pennsylvania Employee's Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF) Open Enrollment Procedural Changes and Configuration Updates
10/08/2015 2015-05 Creation of Prescription (PRES) Benefit Plan in SAP
09/01/2015 2015-04 New Functionality which Enables One-Time Donations for the State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) via Employee Self-Service (ESS)
07/20/2015 2015-03 Creation of New Annuitant Health Record for PSCOA (H1) Employees (DOC and DHS Only)
07/16/2015 2015-02 Work Schedule Changes Lasting Less than 60 Calendar Days and Additional Requirements for Submitting Work Schedule Change E-PARs
01/28/20152015-01 Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in SAP including Bronze Plan Eligibility

2014

Date Number Documents
11/07/2014
2014-07 2015 Deferred Compensation Limits
07/03/20142014-04 System Configuration for Dependents Age 26
07/02/20142014-03 Deferred Compensation Sick and Annual Leave Deferrals
07/01/20142014-02 Updating SAP for Same Sex Marriages
06/12/20142014-01 Change in Benefit Eligibility for Dependents Turning Age 26

2013

Date Number Documents
09/03/20132013-04

Marketplace Notification
Attachment: New Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage
Attachment: Marketplace Notification

02/19/20132013-03 Adding/Updating Work and Cellular Phone Numbers in SAP
01/31/20132013-02 Coordination of Benefits Notification for PEBTF

2012

Date Number Documents
11/20/2012 2012-08 Permanent Residence and Mailing Addresses
11/06/2012 2012-07 Dependent Change Reason Code
07/18/2012 2012-04 Implementation of Great-West Interface File and New Roth 457 Savings Plan
04/19/2012 2012-03 750-hour Rule and Recoupment of Retroactive Deductions for Enrollment in SERS
02/23/2012 2012-02 Newborn Indicator

2011

Date Number Documents
12/21/2011 2011-08 Federal Requirement to Report the Value of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans on the W-2 Issued in 2013
09/30/2011 2011-04 Benefit Enrollment changes
08/23/2011 2011-03 Deferred compensation Effective Dates
01/24/2011 2011-02 Locked Dependent Change Reasons
04/11/2011 2011-01 New SERS Class Designations (Revised)
Attachment: SERS Crosswalk

2010 and Earlier